The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 102 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Lync 28 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.39% 1.21% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.73% 6.85% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 19
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £29,750 £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
Lync
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
416 321 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.59% 17.59% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 376 276 288
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region.

Lync Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
3 26 (60.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (58.14%) MS Exchange
5 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (48.84%) Windows
7 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
8 16 (37.21%) Office 365
9 14 (32.56%) Unified Communications
10 13 (30.23%) MCSE
11 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
12 10 (23.26%) VMware
13 9 (20.93%) SAN
14 8 (18.60%) MCSA
14 8 (18.60%) Degree
14 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
14 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
14 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
15 7 (16.28%) MCITP
15 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (16.28%) Use Case
15 7 (16.28%) SCCM
16 6 (13.95%) Citrix
16 6 (13.95%) Migration
17 5 (11.63%) MS Office
17 5 (11.63%) Windows XP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (60.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 25 (58.14%) MS Exchange
3 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
5 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (6.98%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Unified Communications
2 9 (20.93%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) Wireless
4 3 (6.98%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) PBX
6 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Consultant
2 10 (23.26%) Messaging Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Sales Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Account Manager
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.33%) Clustering
1 1 (2.33%) Statistics
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Use Case
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.33%) Business Development
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Email Management
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Coaching
7 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.33%) Change Management
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.23%) MCSE
3 8 (18.60%) MCSA
3 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) MCITP
5 5 (11.63%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.63%) vSphere
5 4 (9.30%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
2 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) NetApp
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
4 4 (9.30%) Open-E
5 2 (4.65%) Mitel
6 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.33%) Lumension
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee
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